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Why is the Metascore so low?
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Damascus Rose Offline
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Why is the Metascore so low?

Why is the metascore so low if the reviews are good?
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09-10-2013 12:29 AM
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Geoff Offline
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

Why does it matter? Does your opinion on a game you haven't played yet change if reviews are good/bad?
09-10-2013 12:31 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

(09-10-2013 12:31 AM)Geoff Wrote:  Why does it matter? Does your opinion on a game you haven't played yet change if reviews are good/bad?

No I'm just wondering why it is so low compared to TDD or other indie games especially when frictional say it gets good reviews

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09-10-2013 12:33 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

Because the mean average between 10/10 and 0/10 reviews is somewhere in the middle.

Alternately, most people just suck at reviewing things.
09-10-2013 12:33 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

Metacritic is a broken system, and has been for god knows. How the hell can a complex opinion have the quality summarised by numbers?

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09-10-2013 12:35 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

All reviews haven't been added and it won't be until a week after release when the meta is correct. Plenty enough time for you to make your own mind up :-)

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09-10-2013 12:40 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

How is 74 a low score?

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09-10-2013 12:44 AM
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

The thing I personally find interesting is how polarising the reviews are, it shows how you should not base any decision on one.

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09-10-2013 12:47 AM
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Geoff Offline
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

I find it funny that some people base their purchase on reviews. It's like when I get a friend to tell me he won't be seeing a movie because some random magazine gave the movie a 1/5.
09-10-2013 12:48 AM
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Damascus Rose Offline
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RE: Why is the Metascore so low?

(09-10-2013 12:48 AM)Geoff Wrote:  I find it funny that some people base their purchase on reviews. It's like when I get a friend to tell me he won't be seeing a movie because some random magazine gave the movie a 1/5.

I didn't say I was basing my purchase on review, I already bought the game. wtf?


Oh thank you for the answer sam. I look forward to playing the game tomorrow;D

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09-10-2013 12:58 AM
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